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On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...
As with many adventure stories, this one started in a bar. Sipping a post-work CoCoNut Porter at the Yard House in Waikiki with Jim — a family friend who's well connected in the sailing world — I imposed the request that led to the story....
Tags: Coconut, Travel, Sailing, Bob Marley, Foods and Beverages
Los Angeles TimesThe FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry An Anthology Edited by Ilan Stavans Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 729 pp., $50 Here's the answer to a hypothetical "Jeopardy" query: "Who are Pablo Neruda and, um…?" And now, the question:...
Show TrackerShooting on Season 2 of â90210â has wrapped, but Shenae Grimes (who plays Annie) isnât resting. She's working on finding a hospital to partner with on a nonprofit program she founded called Project Lemonade. The program aims to enrich the....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterQingdao, China I had been trying to learn Mandarin at Beijing Language and Culture University and still had about 3,500 Chinese characters to memorize with two months left in the semester. It was going slowly and, often, not well. So, taking a note...
Chicago Tribune Staff WriterThere are cruises. And then there are cruises for people who hate cruises--at least of the big-ship variety. Some of the newer ships are so monstrous you might as well be in Vegas instead of on the water. There's as much temptation to stay aboard as to...
Special to the Orlando SentinelGary Francell thinks Norwegian Cruise Line has an edge over the competition in Hawaii. The former Texan, now living in Honolulu, loves golf, and Hawaii is home to some of the world's top golf resorts. Staying at island resorts, though, is expensive,...
EasyCruise, the low-cost, no-frills cruise line that began sailing the French and Italian Riviera in May, is expanding to the Caribbean for the winter. And fares will be even cheaper. On July 1, the London-based company, founded by EasyJet entrepreneur...
Here is a selected list of events for 2006. For more information on an event, plug its name into your favorite search engine. All dates and events are subject to change, so check before going. February Ottawa: Winterlude, Feb. 3-19 (weekends). The...
Times Staff WriterMany Angelenos consider San Diego, with its conservative voting tendencies and picture-perfect downtown scene, another world entirely. But watching my children happily swabbing the deck, moving cargo, raising sails and dutifully falling in line with a...
Tags: Civil Unrest, Sailing, India, Rebellions, Fiction
Special to The TimesWHAT'S up next year in the cruise industry? The surf, for one thing. And prices, for another. Also, new ships and new ports await passengers. New ships: Next year, Royal Caribbean's 160,000-ton Freedom of the Seas will arrive in May, dethroning the...
Special to The TimesMore cruises are departing from U.S. ports, and the trend is just as evident in California as anywhere else. This list, organized by departure city, shows a sampling of sailings scheduled for this year and prices for one person based on double occupancy....
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